Sage Magazine August 2007 Issue


Sage Magazine is a future major publication that highlights Asian America. There is a lack of Asian-American representation and misrepresentation in the media. In movies and on television, Asian-American men and women are rarely cast as the leading roles. Instead, men continue to play martial arts fighters, “honorary whites”, or nerds. On the other hand, women are cast as exotic, submissive women, or like men, martial arts masters. As a result, stereotypes of Asian Americans are further exacerbated. However, Sage Magazine challenges these stereotypes by showcasing how Asian Americans influence all aspects of the U.S.